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WOW! World’s First Flying Penguins

WOW. Have you seen this? Filmmaker and writer Terry Jones discovered a colony of penguins which are unlike any other penguins in the world. Ostensibly filmed for a documentary, the video shows a colony of Adélie penguins suddenly taking to the skies as the astonished presenter, Terry Jones, looks on. The TV spot was filmed on King George’s Island, 1,000 kilometers ... Read More »

You Know You’re A Homeschool Mom When…

You Know You’re A Homeschool Mom When… When a child busts a lip, and after seeing she’s okay, you round up some Scotch tape to capture some blood and look at it under the microscope. You find dead animals and actually consider saving them to dissect later. Your children never, ever leave the “why?” stage. You look at every room in your ... Read More »

Homeschool Humor

It always helps to look at the lighter side. The videos and cartoons below will give homeschoolers a laugh or terrify you. Either way, your’ll be motivated, maybe. 🙂     Read More »

21 Signs You Are a Homeschool Book Junkie

Hi, I’m Robin and I’m a Homeschool Resource Junkie. I am a bibliophile. The practice of loving or collecting books is dubbed bibliophilism, and the adjective form of the term is bibliophilic. I have a the habitual longing to purchase, read, store, admire and consume books in excess. Read More »

25 Funny Analogies and Metaphors

Every year, English teachers from across the country can submit their collections of actual analogies and metaphors found in high school essays. These excerpts are published each year to the amusement of teachers across the country. Read More »

Biblioholism Test

I have a theory that most homeschoolers are book addicts that became homeschoolers to justify their habit. Biblioholism: n. [BIBLIO + HOLISM] book, of books: the habitual longing to purchase, read, store, admire and consume books in excess. I am a Queen Biblioholic. Are you an addict too? Take this test to find out. Read More »

Top 20 Advantages to Homeschooling

Your kids never tell you that you’re a lot dumber than their teacher. If you can’t find matching socks for your child first thing in the morning, who cares? Cleaning out the refrigerator can double as chemistry lab. Your kids have good reason to think they might get spanked in school, but no reason to think they’ll get beat up ... Read More »

Phrases from a Man's Thesaurus

16 phrases women should understand: “IT’S A GUY THING” Translated: “There is no rational thought pattern connected with it, and you have no chance at all of making it logical.” “CAN I HELP WITH DINNER?” Translated: “Why isn’t it already on the table?” Read More »

New Word Definitions

The Washington Post’s Style Invitational asked readers to take any word from the dictionary, alter it by adding, subtracting, or changing one letter, and supply a new definition. Intaxication: Euphoria at getting a tax refund, which lasts until you realize it was your money to start with. Reintarnation: Coming back to life as a hillbilly. Bozone: (n.), The substance surrounding ... Read More »

911 Math Help

A four year old child has a math emergency. Wonder if he’s homeschooled? Too cute! 🙂 Moral of the story This four-year-old can’t subtract but he has great reasoning skills. One day the conversation tone you use with your children could be recorded and broadcast on the Internet. Read More »

You know you’re living in 2007 when…

1. You accidentally enter your password on the microwave. 2. You have so many passwords you can never remember any of them. 3. You e-mail your spouse in the next room. 4. You have more text conversations than phone conversations. 5. Ditto IM and Skype conversations. 6. You use your cell phone to find your spouse at Walmart. 7. You ... Read More »

Homeschool Daze

We were reading from Acts this morning. Mom: Jesus told the disciples not to leave Jerusalem because He was going to give them a gift. Mom: What gift do you think it was? It was something very, very special. Boys: uummmmm [no response] Mom: I’ll give you a hint we read about it yesterday. David (7): A toad? Mom sighing: ... Read More »

Using Web2.0 to Teach

This is part of a series of articles on Utilizing the Internet focusing on Web 2.0 communities. I’ll be discussing this topic much more in upcoming posts. For now this video from Teacher Tube may get you thinking about the possibilities. Read More »

Things Moms Say

A little soap & water never killed anybody. Always wear clean underwear in case you get in an accident. Bored! How can you be bored? I was never bored at your age. Beds are NOT made for jumping on. Call me when you get there, just so I know you’re okay. Clean up after yourself! Close the door! You don’t ... Read More »

Christian/Christ-follower (Mac/PC parody)

🙂 I got such a kick out of this video I had to share. I like the PC/Mac commercials. Please don’t be offended. It is not against people that dress up and go to church (we do), rather it sheds a light those loosing focus. I’m posting because I got such a kick out of the last statement. Read More »

Confusing Headlines

Something Went Wrong in Jet Crash, Experts Say Include Your Children When Baking Cookies Police Begin Campaign to Run Down Jaywalkers Drunks Get Nine Months in Violin Case Iraqi Head Seeks Arms Typhoon Rips Through Cemetery; Hundreds Dead Prostitutes Appeal to Pope Panda Mating Fails; Veterinarian Takes Over British Left Waffles on Falkland Islands Clinton Wins Budget; More Lies Ahead ... Read More »